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Loving Scottville, The Bottle and Can is a great fit

July 22, 2014
Loving Scottville, The Bottle and Can is a great fit

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — Don Pasco says he knows he made the right move when he decided to open his store, The Bottle and Can, in downtown Scottville in the late spring of this year. Originally from Muskegon, Don and his wife, Liz, moved to Scottville after most recently living in Grand Rapids. “Being here has been wonderful.…

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Larcenies, credit card fraud among Monday sheriff complaints

July 22, 2014

The following was the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, July 21, 2014: - 5:53 a.m.: Unwanted person, 4800 W. U.S. 10, Pere Marquette Twp. - 10:06 a.m.: Larceny of chainsaws, 3900 block West Hansen Rd., Amber Twp. - 10:25 a.m.: Suspicious…

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Beach hazard issued, thunderstorms possible tonight

July 22, 2014
Beach hazard issued, thunderstorms possible tonight

The weather report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com. Tuesday, July 22, 2014: The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a beach hazard statement beginning 10 a.m. today through this evening. High wave action and strong currents will…

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Scottville takes another step towards addressing ORVs

July 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — Should off road vehicles be allowed in the City of Scottville? That was a topic that was again brought up at tonight’s city commission…

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Obit: Helen Tyndall, 90, Ludington

July 21, 2014
Obit: Helen Tyndall, 90, Ludington

Helen M. Tyndall aged 90 of Ludington passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Ludington Woods Living Center. Helen was born on December 8, 1923 in Carr Settlement, the daughter…

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Scottville city hall in need of exterior work

July 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville is considering some additional work to city hall. Recently, the interior of the hall, built in 1916, has been updated…

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Pentwater man injured after crash; driver arrested

July 21, 2014
Pentwater man injured after crash; driver arrested

PENTWATER — A 23-year-old Pentwater man received minor injuries following a single-vehicle crash in the Village of Pentwater Saturday. The crash occurred at the intersection of Victory Lane and Sixth…

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California man arrested for drunk driving, among weekend’s arrests

July 21, 2014
California man arrested for drunk driving, among weekend’s arrests

BRANCH TWP. — A 30-year-old Newport Beach, California man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies early Sunday morning for having a high blood alcohol content. He was charged with…

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Welcome to the world, Lauren!

July 20, 2014

Congratulations to MCP’s Kate Krieger on the birth of her daughter! Lauren Evelyn Watkins, the daughter of Kate Krieger and Kevin Watkins was born Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 7…

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Mud runnin’

July 19, 2014
Mud runnin’

AMBER TWP. — MCP reader Chad Nelson of Scottville submitted some photos of the Dawg Haus Benefit Mud Run being held Saturday near the corner of U.S. 31 and Hansen…

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The Brill Co. brings a piece of Ludington to colleges across the country

July 19, 2014
The Brill Co. brings a piece of Ludington to colleges across the country

Locally Made. By Kate Krieger. MCP Senior Correspondent. As a native of Ludington, I thought it would be a great idea to feature many area businesses that I had either…

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Over 1,000 boxes burn in Indian Summer fire

July 18, 2014
Over 1,000 boxes burn in Indian Summer fire

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. RIVERTON TWP. — Over 1,000 boxes used for hauling apples burned in a fire at Indian Summer fruit processing plant on West Chauvez Road Friday afternoon.…

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79th District Court arraignments

July 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies - Nicholas Allan VanVleet, 31, of 602 E. Danaher…

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Circuit and district court sentencings

July 18, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced this week in the Mason County courts. 51st Circuit Court:  - Albert James Brooks, 40, of 5243 Village Dr.,…

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Fire at Indian Summer

July 18, 2014
Fire at Indian Summer

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. RIVERTON TWP. — A large pile of apple boxes caught on fire at the Indian Summer plant on Chauvez Road. Riverton, Pere Marquette, Ludington, Scottville, Pentwater…

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Hospital blood drive, July 22.

July 18, 2014

LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital will host a blood drive Tuesday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Blood donations are urgently needed and the public is welcome. The drive is…

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College for Kids registration deadline extended

July 18, 2014

VICTORY TWP. – West Shore Community College will be hosting College for Kids 2014, July 28 – August 1, and the registration has been extended to July 22. The five-day College for…

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Surprising household hazards

July 18, 2014
Surprising household hazards

Good Neighbor Tips. A blog by Erin Doan State Farm Insurance Agency. Your home has well-lit stairways, household cleaners in an upper cabinet and smoke detectors with fresh batteries —…

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Joseph S. Card, 62
Dorothy Etchison, 95,

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